Hold the door, HBO is exploring the possibility of a Game of Thrones spinoff series!
HBO has confirmed that the network has closed deals with four different writers and will be working with Game of Thrones creator George RR Martin to explore the possibility of multiple spinoffs.
Kong: Skull Island writer Max Borenstein, Jane Goldman (Kingsman: The Golden Circle), Brian Helgeland (Legend), and Carly Wray (Mad Men, The Leftovers), have been enlisted to explore the opportunity to develop more on-screen stories based on the Game of Thrones universe.
Currently, the projects have no set timeline for development. “We’ll take as much or as little time as the writers need and, as with all our development, we will evaluate what we have when the scripts are in,” a spokesperson said.
Game of Thrones’ executive producers and showrunners Dan Weiss and David Benioff will be onboard the development of the projects, however, they will not act as writers for the spinoffs.
This isn’t the first time the potential for more stories has been explored. Early last year Martin discussed the possibility of more on-screen stories to come. “There are eight million stories in Westeros . . . and even more in Essos and the lands beyond.”